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October 19, 2006 - Publication
White Paper: Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century by Henry Jenkins
Henry Jenkins, Director of the Comparative Media Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology published this white paper that explores new frameworks and models for media literacy.
May 3, 2006 - Speech
Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the City Club of Chicago on “Deep Roots, Deep Commitment: MacArthur Investments in Chicago”
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton relates the Foundation's support for arts, housing, education, and economic development in Chicago.
March 6, 2006 - From The Field
Although computers, cell phones, video games and other new technologies are a common part of most teenagers’ lives, little is known about how they influence the way young people interact with friends, learn in school, or ...
May 2, 2005 - Press Release
MacArthur has announced two grants totaling $3.8 million in support of research to explore the effects of digital media on young people, particularly as it relates to learning and education.
October 1, 2003 - Press Release
MacArthur has announced a grant of $600,000 over three years to Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet and Society to explore options for the future of copyright in a digital environment.
January 27, 2003 - Press Release
MacArthur has announced three grants totaling $760,000 made through its special funding initiative on intellectual property and the long-term protection of the public domain.
December 5, 2002 - Press Release
MacArthur has announced two grants totaling $850,000 made through its special funding initiative on intellectual property and the long-term protection of the public domain.